18 Aug '11, 2am

transitioning.org > Email Interview with a Disenchanted PMET – Jobless Since Mar 2008: Number of View: 34 1. Fir...

Our society sucks. No country that calls itself first-word or developed would so blatantly practise and condone ageism. Worse yet, the powers that be are either unaware, or not even willing to acknowledge that what is practiced IS ageism, and that it is a very real problem. My ex-boss told me about this 15 years ago, and 15 years on I have to encounter it personally to vouch that there has been no social progress. We have this sorry excuse of a TAFEP which has no teeth and can only make pithy public service announcements, and we refuse to legislate to make employers behave; so, tough s*** on employees (read citizens) who are thrown on the rubbish heap l-o-n-g before they are even near their expiry date. How can someone who is in his forties be considered “old”? If these same rules were to apply to our esteemed “leaders” in government and the civil service, perhaps then wil...

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